My Pets: Toothless & Shenron

Today, I am really excited to introduce you to two new members of the Fluffy Jellyfish family! Meet Toothless and Shenron… Toothless and Shenron are two adorable little rat kittens that we could not pass up the opportunity of having in our family. After the passing of sweet little Smaug and Drogon, myself and Stuart…

Castles & Animals: A trip to Dudley Zoo

The sun is shining brightly, there is a warm summer breeze swirling the fabric of my dress, and I am moving slowly through the air as adorable fluffy monkeys play on the hillside below my dangling feet…. “Hundreds of exotic and endangered animals inhabit an ancient wooded hillside, with a rich geological history, around the ruins of…

Professional: Puppy Sitting with Ziggy

Last week I had the complete joy of puppy-sitting for the adorable La-Chon (Bichon Frise/Lhasa Apso cross), Ziggy!! Ziggy was such a wonderful little bundle of fun! he was so excitable, and I had a fantastic few hours entertaining him with toys and chases in the garden. He especially loved playing tug of war with…

The Giant Lanterns of China at Edinburgh Zoo: Lost Worlds

“Be transported back to a time where roar-some, weird and wonderful creatures roamed the Earth. Discover 570 million years of wildlife, from when the origins of life appeared as a dazzling array of tiny microbes, to a world where dinosaurs were born and the ice age gave way to the forgotten giants of the animal…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Bosha & Kasha

This past weekend I got to work on the best job in the world… cat sitting two adorably playful kittens! Bosha and Kasha were so much fun to look after, and I really enjoyed by time playing with them. When they weren’t attacking the mouse toy on the string, my zipper, and my long hair…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Mr T

This past weekend I had the joy of looking after the majestic Mr T!! Mr T  is a Maine Coon, and just a giant bundle of fluffy purring. Mr T was a lovely affectionate cat right from the moment I met him, and I loved a good tummy rub… I think I spent most of…

Professional: Puppy Sitting with Skye

Last week I had the complete joy of puppy-sitting for the adorable Shetland Sheepdog, Skye. Skye was a bundle of fun and fluff and I really enjoyed my time looking after her! She was so much fun to play tug of war with, and chasing her in the garden while she ran about with excitable…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Dita & Dora Take 3

Over the weekend I had the complete joy of looking after Dita & Dora for the third time! If you missed the other blogs, you can check out part 1 and part 2 now! I have really really loved my time looking after these adorable kitties, and I am sad to be leaving Birmingham, as…

My Pets: Giant African Millipedes

“The Midland Entomological Fayre is held twice yearly and is a great friendly show for all ages. There is a huge amount of livestock / dried and mounted specimens of butterflies, moths, tarantulas, beetles, stick insects etc as well as books and equipment. There is a host of well recognised traders and collectors as well…

Jewellery & Animals: A Trip to Hellabrunn Zoo

The natural beauty was breathtaking, and the habitats for the animals were better than anywhere I have visited before. I was so so impressed. If you are in the Munich area, Hellabrunn Zoo is a must visit destination.

Professional: Cat Sitting with Jiyong

For the past week and a half I have had the pleasure of looking after the beautiful Jiyong! I love my cat-sitting adventures, and this adorable floofball was such a joy to look after. Jiyong was a little shy at first, but over my days of visiting she slowly warmed up to me, even to…

Professional: Cat Sitting with Dita & Dora Take 2

This past week I have had the pleasure of looking after Dita & Dora for the second time! If you missed part 1, you can check it out here. These beautiful black and white sisters are such a joy to look after, and I thought I would share with you a few of the photographs…

The Giant Lanterns of China at Edinburgh Zoo: Myths & Legends

There was a great atmosphere of excitement, and merriment as we made our way round the zoo, and it was wonderful to see the public engaging in animal conservation stories through the beauty of the lanterns, as well as the fascinating faerytales behind the more fantastical creatures… “The Giant Lanterns of China return to Edinburgh…

I Am A Happy Fluffy Jellyfish: A trip to SEA LIFE London Aquarium

My favourite exhibit was the jellyfish… obviously! There were a lot of species on display, more than I had ever seen before, and with the use of colour-changing lights they looked even more beguiling. I wandered around in these rooms for so long even Stuart was starting to get bored!!

Valentine’s & Self-Care: A trip to The Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park

Akin to all animal parks, Birmingham Wildlife Conservation Park plays an important role in conservation by breeding animals at risk of extinction in the wild. They work with other animal centres to generate, and maintain, healthy populations of endangered species. Through education with the centre, and events organised by the park, they are a great resource for raising awareness of the threats to endangered species and the environments they live in.

Over the Rainbow Bridge: Bailey the Best Dog in the World

Today I have some sad news to share with you. While I was home in January, the best dog in the world passed away. Bailey Henderson you are so so missed. If you have been following this blog, you might remember a few months ago I introduced you to Bailey, and told you all about how…

A Late Christmas Present: Pets at Home Festive Pet Haul

My Hollyday season was rather hectic! so I am a little bit late in uploading this festive video… okay, quite a lot late! but I hope you enjoy seeing this late little Christmas Present… We made a special Christmas Eve trip to Pets At Home before I headed home to Edinburgh for the festivities! and…

Magical Lanterns at The Birmingham Botanical Gardens

“The Magical Lantern Festival Birmingham is back due to exceptional demand with all new lanterns for 2018! This year’s Christmas themed Lantern Festival will illuminate the gardens turning it into a spectacular fusion of dual culture, vibrant colours and artistic sculptures. Prepare to enter a magical experience and discover life-sized and large-than-life lanterns in all…

My Pets: Rat Introductions Diaries Days 4-14

If you caught the first post, second post, and third post, then you will already know that we are in the process of introducing our three new rat boys to the original mischief. It has now been two weeks since we first started the introductions… We left off, in the previous post, with the rat boys…